The debate around the effects of natural resources on development is very much present on academic, political y economic issues. Empirical evidence does not always show that the abundance of natural resources in a territory is positive for the domestic development. The curse of resources explains this fact.
In this Letter of GETEM, we introduce Ghana model, a small oil exporting country, which has tried to avoid the curse of recourses. In this way, they have development a transparent regulation and the civil society has participated in the process.